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Old 11-20-2012, 10:26 PM   #1
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Default DIY M6 Scout

Complete ground up build of a .410 O/U based on the Springfield Armory M6 Scout. Slightly longer and more stout than the original. Test fired without incident. Still have some finishing touches to complete.

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Old 11-20-2012, 11:04 PM   #2
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Very cool. Welcome to FTF.

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Thanks brother.

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Great job, when you say ground up, are you saying that you fabricated the parts?

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That's correct. The only purchased items were the hardware. Pins, screws, springs etc. Everything else was fabricated.

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How much did it cost you to build them? Would you ever consider selling one assuming you had proper licenses?

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The fab work didn't cost me anything but time. I'm a steel fabricator by trade and have access to all the necessary equipment and material. I would guess that I probably have about $150 total for both guns. That's just for the hardware. I could probably get that cost down some, but I bought most of the hardware from McMaster Carr, which is about the most expensive place to by from.

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.410 over what?
The only one i ever got to shoot was .410/.22 hornet.

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Both barrels are .410. I didn't have a way to broach a barrel effectively for a .22 caliber. This was my first attempt at a complete build and I didn't want to take a lot of time trying to get a .22 barrel machined. I still had several other details that I needed to work through to make the gun functional.

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Whats the stock made of--
Weight?

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